It’s Time We Get Serious About Organic Farming

large-logoFood Tank released an exclusive op-ed by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) in support of the organic check-off program.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today that it is seeking public comments to a proposal for a nationwide research and promotion check-off program for the organic industry. Ken Cook of the EWG says there is a lot that can be accomplished if the agricultural community pools its resources and approves an organic research and promotions program—click below to read his exclusive op-ed on

For more information about Organic Trade Association, click here. For more information about the EWG, click here. Together, we can sustainably help feed the world’s growing population.

All the best,

Danielle Nierenberg
President, Food Tank (